A biological woman whom hates trans people (Terf = Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist)
J.K Rowling: *says anything*
Everybody: Fuckin TERF
by Natalle February 6, 2023
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Someone who claims to be a feminist and/or claims to care about women, however actively harms women in the name of "women's rights"

This word can also apply to a group of people who active campaign against the human rights of a heavily marginalized group of people for no fucking reason at all other than some made up perceived threat based on strawmen arguments
Jimmy: I care about women's rights! Therefore I think biological men shouldn't be in women's restrooms!

Reasonable individual with basic human common sense: if you cared so much about women's rights wouldn't you be an activist for their rights in the middle east? What about the wage gap? Sexual assault? Shouldn't you be spreading awareness on that if you cared about them so much? A trans woman minding her own business in the bathroom should be the very least of your made up problems, goddammit Jim you're not a feminist as much as you wish you were, you're just a TERF goddamn

Jimmy: I- uh... SNOWFLAKE GROOMER!!!
by Jeans6818 June 12, 2022
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An acronym that originally stood for 'Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist' but many now say it stands for 'Trans-Exclusionary Raving Fool', by virtue of being applied to anybody who actively discriminates against transgender people regardless of their gender or their stance on feminism. Some of the people it applies to have called it a slur being used to try and silence them, and while I don't doubt that it has, in fact, been used as a slur by certain people, it doesn't meet the criteria of being discriminatory to people of a specific skin color, nationality, gender, or sexuality despite claims to the contrary.
Dear TERFs,

I personally find you to be actively detrimental to modern society by virtue of promoting an outdated and, frankly, disgusting ideology. I recommend that you all simply keep your hate to yourselves and just accept that the world is moving forward and maybe even do so yourselves. Or you can choose to live in the past for the rest of your lives while wondering why the only people who want to spend time with you are each other. Your choice, really.

Sincerely, a denizen of the modern world.
by ThatGuyWhoWatchesVideos November 23, 2021
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When a woman reaches an older age in combination with a lack of self care. Due to the recent trend of looking out for possible transexuals, they found themselves kicked out of the woman's bathroom for resembling a man, regardless of being a biological adult human female. This cognitive dissonance leads the individual to spiral into a deep psychosis of constantly thinking about transgenders and what could be in their pants, in a brazen attempt to rid the world of the "evil" that they were accused of themselves. Unbenounced to them, their rhetoric is only encouraging others to judge manly biological woman, and blame it on biological males for looking better than them.
That's lady's a terf. She was born a woman and let herself go, to the point where she no longer looks like one.
by Retribyush April 6, 2023
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A TERF is a Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist.

J.K. Rowling is a huge ass fucking example as a TERF
Person 1. Hey do you know J.K. Rowling?
Person 2. Ohh you mean the big ass fucking TERF who wrote Harry Potter? Yeah, I know her. Why?
by TheEmoRose March 13, 2022
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Trans exclusionary reactionary fool. While most people say 'radical feminist', excluding trans women from feminist movements is not a feminist thing to do.
I used to admire her, but she outed herself as a bloody TERF.
by Cala171 November 26, 2021
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Stands originally for “Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist” but sometimes more widely used to anyone who is trans exclusionary (some people say it’s modern meaning stands for “Trans Exclusionary Raving Fools”

Simply put, a person who uses feminism to try and separate ‘real women’ from trans women, and backing it up with ideals of feminism. Some points of view call this “using feminism to be transphobic” while others say it’s “pointing out how roles/ideas/gender/statistics (how male sexual offenders are much higher than a females) are still applicable to a trans women”

It’s a bit hard to make a stance on, because on one hand, I think trans women are real women, and they should be fully integrated into the gender of women. On the other hand, I guess I could see how some people would be cautious with trans women, worried that they may act/think like a male. And then for both hands there’s a negative point of view too. It’s an odd word because you can use the ideology behind it in arguably favorable and distasteful way in everyone’s perspective.

Anyways, the word may also be considered a slur, but I haven’t seen any movement against the word or any site take action against the usage of the word.
person 1: trans women aren’t women, they’ll never be a female, always just as bad as the rest of men
person 2: get a load of this terf

friend 1: bro, don’t tell me you’re a terf
friend 2: I’m just nervous around trans women, what if they act like a guy? If we erase the social role of men and women with them, couldn’t that just be turned around to discredit the injustices women have faced?
friend 3: I get it, but if they are are trans women, I assure you they’ve fully transferred gender roles, the only difference is their biology. They will be just like the rest of us girls

stranger 1: this person just said they don’t think all trans women are the same as cisgender women, fucking pathetic terf
stranger 2: I don’t mean to be transphobic I support lgbtqia+ I’m just worried about what this means for women’s safety
by magsmccat August 12, 2021
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